Cypherpunk Names Valkyrie Co-Founder as President and CEO

Cypherpunks names a new CEO to steer its next growth phase.

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  • Cypherpunk has named a new CEO.
  • The CEO is a crypto industry veteran and a co-founder of a leading asset manager.
  • The company is keen on exploring growth opportunities with the new CEO.

Crypto investment firm Cypherpunk Holdings announced Tuesday that Leah Wald has been appointed its president and chief executive officer (CEO).

Wald, a board member at Cypherpunk for almost three years, is a co-founder at Valkyrie Investments, where she also served as CEO. During her four-year tenure, the asset manager listed five Bitcoin futures ETFs on Nasdaq and amassed $1.3 billion in assets under management (AUM) in a record year.

Wald Steps at the Helm of Cypherpunk

According to the official press release, Wald’s appointment replaces Antanas Guoga as Cypherpunk CEO. Guoga will continue serving the company as a chairman and director.

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“We are pleased to welcome Leah Wald as the new President and CEO of Cypherpunk. Her extensive expertise and proven leadership in the digital asset industry will be instrumental in driving our next phase of innovation and growth,” Guoga said.

Wald welcomed the appointment, noting that leading Cypherpunk’s next growth phase was an honor. The crypto industry veteran said her first goal was to review the company’s business strategy and brand to transform it into a leading vehicle for digital asset investors via public markets.

“I look forward to driving innovation with the Cypherpunk team and expanding its investment portfolio using fresh, creative ideas to drive shareholder value through investing in digital assets,” Wald stated.

Following the appointment, Cypherpunk will hold its annual and “special meeting” of shareholders on July 30.

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